Sports Shorts for Feb. 16, 2022
The Polson Pirates swim team took part in the MHSA State AB Swim Meet held in Great Falls this past weekend and the Pirates came away with multiple top five finishes.
Gus Hertz was the top finisher for the Pirates with a second-place time of 1:56.24 in the 200 Yard Freestyle, and a third-place finish in the 100 Yard Backstroke.
Also for the Pirates, Lachlan Sloan placed fourth in both the 200 Yard I.M. and 500 Yard Freestyle followed by Trae Wyman with a fourth place in the 100 Yard Backstroke.
On the girls’ side of the pool, Lady Pirate Aspen McKee finished fifth in the 500 Yard Freestyle.
The Mission Bulldogs on Thursday, defeated the visiting Thompson Falls Blue Hawks 71-35. Zoran LaFrombois scored a game high 26, followed by Cederick McDonald with 14 points, and Kellen McClure with 10 points.
Eleven Bulldogs notched points in the score book Saturday in an 80-28 win over the visiting Plains Horsemen.
Ross McPherson booked a game high 22 points for the Bulldogs, while LaFrombois scored 13 points and McDonald chipped in with 12 points.
In Ronan on Thursday evening, the Columbia Falls Wildcats outpaced the Ronan Chiefs 74-65 in Northwestern A conference action.
Scoring a game high 31 points, Colton Graham led the Polson Pirates past the visiting Bigfork Vikings 73-69 on Tuesday, Feb. 8. Also for the Pirates, Jarrett Wilson scored 22 points.
Two Eagle River Eagles
In a 14C District boys basketball match up on Tuesday, Feb. 8, the Darby Tigers defeated the visiting Two Eagle River Eagles 83-44.
For the Eagles, Cai Burke led the way with a game high 19 points.
Stetson Reum scored a game high 16 points and Keaton Piedalue chipped in with 10 points on Friday evening helping the Charlo Vikings to a 57-46 win over the visiting Seeley-Swan Blackhawks.
Mission Lady Bulldogs
The Thompson Falls Lady Blue Hawks narrowly slipped past the hosting Mission Lady Bulldogs 52-51 in 7B conference action on Thursday.
On Saturday, Kooper Page led the Lady Bulldogs with 25 points in a 75-24 win over the visiting Plains Trotters.
Also for Mission, Kason Page scored 20 points and Madyson Currie booked 14 points.
On Thursday, the Ronan Maidens struggled on the road, falling 59-41 to the Columbia Falls Wildkats. Maiden Olivia Heiner scored a team high 13 points and Dani Coffman had 10 points.
Polson Lady Pirates
The hosting Bigfork Valkyries on Tuesday, Feb. 8, overpowered the Polson Lady Pirates 77-42.
Ari Burke paced the Lady Pirates with 11 points.
Two Eagle River
The Darby Lady Tigers defeated the visiting Two Eagle River Lady Eagles 50-28 on Tuesday, Feb. 14, in C District girls’ basketball action. Tavae Goodluck led the Lady Eagles with 12 points.
Charlo Lady Vikings
The Charlo Lady Vikings closed out the regular season on Friday evening with a 48-40 overtime loss to the visiting Seeley-Swan Lady Blackhawks.
Lady Viking Mila Hawk scored game 20 points.